> > 'file:/C:/Working/ABS/tei/OSIS_2.0/Paragraph_example.gif' not found on
> > input line 1943.
> I'd expect that to be "file:///C:/Working/...."
A minefield. RFC 1738 indeed requires the triple slash to create an
absolute URI referencing a Windows drive in this way. But it has supposedly
been superseded by RFC 2396, according to which a URI in the form that
Patrick cited i.e. file:/C:/mypath, is legal. But most applications, and
more importantly, most URI resolvers, stick with RFC 1738. For tales of
resultant woe, search the archives of XML-DEV, XSL-L etc for references to
My guess is that somewhere in the processing chain is a routine that is,
technically correctly but pragmatically unwisely, following the URI grammar
of 2396 instead of 1738